hugopereira84
10/30/2015 - 9:16 AM

Tips using nano

Tips using nano

The keyboard combination to display the current line number whilst you are using nano is CTRL+C.

Alternatively, to display the line & column number position you could just use the -c parameter when launching nano i.e:

nano -c [filename]
To make this permanent, nano uses a configuration in your home folder ~/.nanorc

Thus to display line numbers always when using nano...

nano ~/.nanorc
(don't worry if its empty - this file doesn't exist by default)

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